This week we focused on communication and motor skills related with brushing teeth. Please see our google slides and enjoy the songs with your child. One way to integrate communication skills while tooth brushing is to provide your child with choices.
Tips for providing choices
“It’s time to brush your teeth!”
- Present 2 objects that are both needed for the task: “Do you want your toothbrush or toothpaste?”
- Present 2 of the same object with different colors: “Do you want your red toothbrush or your blue toothbrush?”
- Present 2 objects that are not similar: “Should we use a sock or a toothbrush?”
- Present 2 objects that are similar: “Should we use a toothbrush or hairbrush?”